Flashback Photos: Burt Reynolds on “Deliverance” set in north Georgia
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal was among the notables attending a recent screening of locally filmed “Captain America: Civil War” to tout the state’s booming film industry – but moviemaking in Georgia isn’t entirely new.
One of the earlier high-profile projects to film here was the harrowing 1972 film “Deliverance.”
Here are some behind-the-scenes photos from AJC archives.
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A buff Burt Reynolds on the north Georgia set of “Deliverance” on June 15, 1971. AJC archive photos: Kenneth Rogers
Setting up for a shot on the Chattooga River.
Do you hear banjos?
Bill McKinney, who played the “Mountain Man,” gets ready for a scene in “Deliverance.”
The movie was released in 1972.